The Fourth Monkey is heading to the screen!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

J.D. Barker’s debut thriller THE FOURTH MONKEY, pitched as Se7en meets Silence of the Lambs – when a notorious serial killer is hit by a bus while delivering his signature message, a detective has days to locate the last victim using clues from the killer’s disturbing diary, sold at auction to CBS Films with Bill Todman, Marc Webb and Taylor Elmore attached, by Kristin Nelson of Nelson Literary Agency, Angela Cheng Caplan of Cheng Caplan Company Inc. and attorney Wayne Alexander.

“Brilliant. Complicated. Psychopath. This character is truly riveting.”
Marc Webb, Director of The Amazing Spiderman, Gifted, & (500) Days of Summer

“Not since Hannibal Lecter had a friend for dinner has a serial killer been so skillfully rendered on the page.”
Taylor Elmore, Writer/Producer of Justified and Limitless

“I am absolutely thrilled to be working with such a great team! This series couldn’t be in better hands.”
J.D. Barker

Learn more about THE FOURTH MONKEY, on sale 6/27/2017 worldwide!

J.D. Barker is the internationally best-selling author of FORSAKEN, a finalist for the Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in a First Novel, and winner of the New Apple Medalist Award. His work has been compared to Stephen King, Dean Koontz, and Thomas Harris. His latest novel, THE FOURTH MONKEY, released in June 2017. His third novel, THE FIFTH TO DIE, releases June 2018. He has been asked by the Stoker family to coauthor the forthcoming prequel to DRACULA due out in fall 2018. His novels have been translated into numerous languages and optioned for both film and television. Barker currently resides in Pennsylvania with his wife, Dayna, and their two dogs, both of whom sit outside his office door daily, eagerly awaiting his next novel.

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